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Event Archive - JACKFRUIT w/ ANDY COLLINS Band & KAEJEMA: Jackfruit, Andy Collins, Kaejema

Fri. December 8th 2006 Backstage Lounge (No Minors)
. Friday, December 8th IMU & CiTR present JACKFRUIT w/ Andy Collins Band & Kaejema @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE on Granville Island (1585 Johnston St.) . 9pm / $10

JACKFRUIT - Former band members of Slow Nerve Action, Blue Quarter, Duran Duran Duran, SNA & Trip have formed a new super power group known as JACKFRUIT. Monster bass lines lurch around every smooth, molten piano roll taunting limbs to get up and get moving. Forging jazz, two-ton funk, drum n'bass, and a maelstrom of motormouth lyrics, Jackfruit has broken ties from genres and classifications that separate music by creating their own unique concoction that's too mind-blowing to pigeonhole. http://www.jackfruitmusic.com

ANDY COLLINS is one of the best up and coming singer/songwriters in the Vancouver music scene. Drawing upon personal experience and his own style of acoustic and electric sounds, his songs are well crafted, intense, and contain a dark edge that provides the listener with a story on every line. Andy and his dynamic band play catchy, electrified pop-rock with choruses that are guaranteed to stick in your head. http://www.thisiscollins.com

KAEJEMA - Playing a style best summed up as funkdubjazz this groove oriented jam band draws on a variety of backgrounds and styles, merging influences into funky, danceable instrumentals with lots energy and strong rhythm. http://www.kaejema.com

Jackfruit (Organic Jazz Groove)

“Mary! Mother of God! Is that for real?” This might be your standard reaction upon seeing a group of nuns playing skeeball with grapes and hockey pucks. But, after hearing the wizardry of Jackfruit with it’s perfect solution of monster bass lines, supple drumbeats and molten piano rolls, it’s definitely the only response. From forced scr... more info

Andy Collins (indie rock / folk / pop)

ANDY COLLINS is one of the best up and coming singer/songwriters in the Vancouver music scene. Drawing upon personal experience and his own style of acoustic and electric sounds, his songs are well crafted, intense, and contain a dark edge that provides the listener with a story on every line. Andy and his dynamic band play catchy, electrified pop-... more info
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